Colorado Gives: Legal Aid Foundation Helps Provide Free Civil Legal Services to Low-income Coloradoans
The Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado raises money for Colorado Legal Services (CLS), Colorado’s statewide Legal Aid program. CLS is the only agency in the state that provides free legal services in civil cases to indigent clients in every Colorado county.
Rule 3.3 of the Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct provides that a lawyer shall not “make a false statement of material fact or law to a tribunal or fail to correct a false statement of material fact or law previously made to the tribunal by the lawyer” or “fail to disclose to the tribunal legal authority in the controlling jurisdiction known to the lawyer to be directly adverse to the position of the client and not disclosed by opposing counsel.” But what exactly does this mean in the everyday practice of attorneys in Colorado?
The Colorado Court of Appeals issued its opinion in People v. Delgado on Thursday, December 1, 2016.
April 2007. I walk up to the door of the building where area Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings are held. My family is pushing hard for in-patient treatment but I refuse. My psychiatrist feels that a trip here is the first step to long-term sobriety. Lucky for me, the building is right next to his office. If it hadn’t been convenient, I might have just made excuses to not go at all.
On Thursday, December 1, 2016, the Colorado Supreme Court issued Rule Change 2016(12), amending the Comment to Rule 2.1 of the Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct. Comment  of Rule 2.1, “Advisor,” was changed by the addition of a sentence regarding allocations of parental responsibilities.